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First Photos Shot on Kodak’s Rebooted TMAX P3200 Film


Lead by spunky frontgirl Ashley Miles, Vinyl Rhino is my favorite cover band in Frederick, Maryland. For years, they’ve rocked our bars with high energy hits from the 80’s to what’s current. Saturday night they stopped by Champions and blew the roof off the place. I was there to capture ...

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Wedding Photographer Captures Owl ‘Attacking’ Best Man


UK wedding photographer Stacey Oliver was photographing a castle wedding ceremony earlier this month when an owl was brought out to bring the rings down the aisle. Things didn’t exactly go according to plan, resulting in a series of very memorable wedding photos. The bride and groom, Jeni Arrowsmith and ...

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The Winning Photos of the 2017 Smithsonian Photo Contest


Smithsonian.com has just announced the winning photos of its 2017 Photo Contest, the 15th edition of the contest. The grand prize winner this year was photographer Thong Huu for his photo above, titled “Breakfast at the Weekly Market.” “In northern Vietnam, people come to the weekly market to exchange goods ...

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RIP, Lytro: Light Field Camera Pioneer Officially Shuttering


Goodbye, Lytro. The pioneering light field camera company has officially announced that it’s winding down operations. This comes just one week after it was reported that Google would be acquiring the company for somewhere between $25 million and $40 million. “It has been an honor and a pleasure to contribute ...

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How to Shoot Product Photos Using a $10 IKEA MELODI Lamp Shade


Lighting equipment can be expensive, but sometimes you can get great results using makeshift products that won’t put a dent in your wallet. Here’s a 15-minute video from Dustin Dolby of workphlo that looks at how you can shoot high-quality product photos using something as basic as an IKEA MELODI lampshade. This ...

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These Volkswagen Beetle Photos Were Shot on a Table


Photographer Felix Hernandez has wowed the world for years with his large-scale photos created using small-scale models. Volkswagen recently turned to Hernandez’s talents for a series of photos showing a classic Beetle on a desert road. Everything was shot on a tabletop. Hernandez carefully painted and prepared the models and ...

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Here’s the Trailer for ‘Kodachrome’


Netflix purchased the rights for the upcoming movie Kodachrome in September 2017, and today it just released the film’s 2.5-minute trailer. The movie is a story that’s centered around the final days of Kodachrome film. The film stars Ed Harris as a bitter, dying old man who’s a seasoned photographer ...

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Huawei P20 Pro: Leica Triple Camera, ISO 102400, DxOMark Score of 106


The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has just unveiled the P20 Pro, a smartphone that “redefines intelligent photography.” The Leica triple camera onboard has trounced the other smartphones at DxOMark, scoring a highest-ever mark of 106. The P20 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to feature a Leica triple camera system. ...

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Moment Unveils Products for Shooting Cinematic Video with Phones


The mobile photography gear company Moment has just announced its first collection of products designed for shooting cinematic video on your phone. There’s a new Anamorphic Lens, iPhone X Battery Photo Case, Gimbal Counterweight, and Filter Mount. “Mobile filmmaking is exploding,” Moment says. “From Unsane to Youtube, creatives are using ...

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